Dr. Gourisankar Degala

Gastroenterologist located in Clearwater, FL

About Dr. Degala

An outstanding gastroenterologist and expert in cutting-edge gastroenterological technologies, Gourisankar Degala, MD, provides services for patients at Advanced Digestive Care in Clearwater, Florida.

Dr. Degala graduated from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), in Bangalore, India. After moving to the United States, he completed his internal medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He stayed on at Henry Ford Hospital to undertake fellowships in both gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

His impressive list of qualifications and considerable experience earned Dr. Degala a teaching position at the Division of Gastroenterology at Henry Ford Hospital and Health System. While there, he expanded his knowledge and skills even further before taking up his present role at Advanced Digestive Care.

Dr. Degala has a particular interest in endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas and biliary tract. He specializes in advanced therapeutic procedures including ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) for examining and treating the bile ducts, endoscopic ultrasound, and Barrx™ radiofrequency ablation therapy for treating Barrett’s esophagus, a condition that can lead to esophageal cancer. Other areas of expertise include esophageal cryotherapy for Barrett’s esophagus, optical coherence tomography, endoscopic mucosal resection for tumor removal, and enteral stenting to open up constricted areas of the gastrointestinal tract.

Dr. Degala is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is also an active member of academic societies such as the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association. He is currently serving as chair of the Endoscopy Committee at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida.

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An outstanding gastroenterologist and expert in cutting-edge gastroenterological technologies, Gourisankar Degala, MD, provides services for patients at Advanced Digestive Care in Clearwater, Florida.

Dr. Degala graduated from Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), in Bangalore, India. After moving to the United States, he completed his internal medicine residency training at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit. He stayed on at Henry Ford Hospital to undertake fellowships in both gastroenterology and advanced therapeutic endoscopy.

His impressive list of qualifications and considerable experience earned Dr. Degala a teaching position at the Division of Gastroenterology at Henry Ford Hospital and Health System. While there, he expanded his knowledge and skills even further before taking up his present role at Advanced Digestive Care.

Dr. Degala has a particular interest in endoscopic diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the pancreas and biliary tract. He specializes in advanced therapeutic procedures including ERCP (endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography) for examining and treating the bile ducts, endoscopic ultrasound, and Barrx™ radiofrequency ablation therapy for treating Barrett’s esophagus, a condition that can lead to esophageal cancer. Other areas of expertise include esophageal cryotherapy for Barrett’s esophagus, optical coherence tomography, endoscopic mucosal resection for tumor removal, and enteral stenting to open up constricted areas of the gastrointestinal tract.

Dr. Degala is board certified in both internal medicine and gastroenterology. He is also an active member of academic societies such as the American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, American College of Gastroenterology, and the American Gastroenterological Association. He is currently serving as chair of the Endoscopy Committee at Morton Plant Hospital in Clearwater, Florida.


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